The New York Times
Updated: 7 hours 52 min ago
Universities are working to diversify their student bodies in states like California, which has eliminated race-conscious admissions.
Mark Sanford, as the newly elected congressman from South Carolina’s First District, has become a symbol of political rehabilitation few thought could happen.
Three young women, who disappeared about a decade ago and who friends and relatives feared were gone forever, were found on Monday after a frantic 911 call made by one of the abductees.
The Obama administration is on the verge of backing an F.B.I. plan for an overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate by Internet rather than phone.
This year’s high school freshmen may be among the first students to sit for the digital version of the exam, if they take the test during the spring of their junior year.
Four people will share the $1 million reward for the capture of Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer became the subject of a manhunt across Southern California this year, the police said Tuesday.
Universities in states that have banned affirmative action reach out to disadvantaged communities to identify promising teenagers and get more of them into college.
States that have outlawed affirmative action in college admissions, like California, are giving potential applicants a leg up for overcoming disadvantages.
Congressional Republicans say their hearing, featuring a witness from the State Department, will yield a damning indictment of the Obama administration’s response to the attacks in Libya.
The former governor of South Carolina, Mark Sanford, whose political career seemed over after an extramarital affair, was elected to the same Congressional seat he previously held.
A year after Gina DeJesus vanished, her classmate Arlene Castro, the daughter of the man accused of kidnapping Ms. DeJesus and two other women, was interviewed on America’s Most Wanted.
A rule passed by the National Labor Relations Board calling for a workplace poster on the right to form a union was struck down by a federal circuit court.
Senator Marco Rubio disputed a Heritage Foundation analysis released Monday that found the legislation offering a pathway to citizenship would produce a “lifetime fiscal deficit” of at least $6.3 trillion.
Investors bought the mortgage company’s stock during a period when regulators found the firm had overstated its income.
A federal judge on Tuesday criticized the Food and Drug Administration over its refusal to make emergency contraception available to girls of all ages without a prescription.
The authorities had been called two times to a house in Cleveland, Ohio, where three young women who disappeared about a decade ago were found.
The choice of a candidate without direct ties to a controversial detention and interrogation program may signal the new C.I.A. director’s aim to distance himself from it.
Former Justice Joan Orie Melvin of State Supreme Court avoided prison time on Tuesday for her campaign corruption conviction but was ordered to send a letter of apology to every judge in the state.
An angry President Obama and Congress demanded action after a Pentagon survey estimated 26,000 people in the armed forces were assaulted last year, up from 19,000 in 2010.